President, Down to Earth Markets, Ossining, NY
Culinary Arts, 2004
Jon Zeltsman started his first company, Zeltsman Woodworking and Design, in 1974 and managed it for 18 years. Taking from his experience as both a designer and business owner, he went on to start a consulting firm for small manufacturing companies. He became involved with Community Markets, a farmers market management company founded in 1991 by his wife, Miriam Haas. The group has since been renmaed Down to Earth Markets. His interest in food led him to ICE to enhance to his work with regional farmers and food producers. Today he is President of Down to Earth Markets and oversees the company’s financial operations and business development.